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  • Officer who claimed discrimination settles with airport

    Officer who claimed discrimination settles with airport
    An officer with the Bob Hope Airport Police Department has agreed to accept $30,000 to settle claims that he was harassed by his supervisor for being gay. In the lawsuit, Richard Ellis claims the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority did nothing...
  • Diversity still a problem for Burbank police

    Diversity still a problem for Burbank police
    As another discrimination lawsuit against the Burbank Police Department heads to trial — this time for a female officer alleging she was subjected to verbal harassment because of her gender, ethnicity, marital status and pregnancy — recent...
  • Trial begins for Burbank police officer who claims harassment, retaliation

    Burbank Police Officer Cindy Guillen finds herself in court as a last resort, after complaints of gender and ethnic harassment were not investigated, prompting her lawsuit, her attorney said Monday. In his opening statements to jurors in Los Angeles...
  • Police lawsuit: Gritty details spelled out to court

    Burbank Police Officer Cindy Guillen didn't want to file a lawsuit, her lawyer told jurors Monday, but was forced to do so after complaints of gender and ethnic harassment within the department were ignored. In his opening statements in Los Angeles...
  • Jury sides with Burbank in female police officer's discrimination case

    A lawsuit filed by a female Burbank police officer who claims she faced discrimination because of her pregnancy, and then retaliation when she complained, was rejected by a Los Angeles County Superior Court jury on Monday. The verdict came days after a...
  • Karagiosian trial: Burbank police detective awarded $150K in discrimination case

    A jury today awarded an Armenian American police detective $150,000 for claims that he faced on-the-job discrimination and harassment because of his ethnicity, his attorney said. The detective who filed the lawsuit, Steve Karagiosian, testified in Los...
  • Karagiosian trail: Jury sides with officer, awards $150K

    A jury on Thursday awarded an Armenian American police detective $150,000 for claims that he faced on-the-job discrimination and harassment because of his ethnicity, his attorney said. The detective who filed the lawsuit, Steve Karagiosian, testified...
  • GM is latest sponsor to pull ads from 'John and Ken' show

    GM is latest sponsor to pull ads from 'John and Ken' show
    General Motors on Wednesday became the latest company to pull ads from KFI’s "John and Ken" show in support of a boycott pressed by Latino and immigrant-rights activists who say the popular radio show promotes hate speech. The National Hispanic...
  • Arguments in gay marriage legal battle presented to appeals court

    A federal judge’s failure to disclose whether he intended to marry his long-term, same-sex partner before presiding over the Proposition 8 case amounts to¬† misconduct that requires the removal of his ruling against the 2008 ballot measure, lawyers...
  • Schiff calls court decision a positive step for gay marriage rights

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called a federal appellate court's decision on Tuesday to deny an appeal against Proposition 8 -- paving the way for aU.S. Supreme Court decision on gay marriage -- "another step towards marriage equality." The decision by...
  • Burbank, former police lieutenant appear headed to court over alleged stolen documents

    This post has been updated, see below for details. A lawsuit filed by the city against a former police lieutenant accused of stealing department records appears headed for trial, even though he returned the documents. Former police lieutenant Omar...
  • Airport faces discrimination suit

    Airport faces discrimination suit
    An officer with the Bob Hope Airport police department has filed suit against the airfield's owner and a sergeant on the force, alleging discrimination and retaliation because he is gay. In the lawsuit, Richard Ellis claims the Burbank-Glendale-...